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    Default 75 Sqn Wellington X3558 RNZAF

    Dear Gentlemen,

    I'm looking for further details about the following crash:

    28-29 Jul 75 Sqn Wellington III X3558 AA- Op: Hamburg
    1942
    F/S A G Sutherland RNZAF + T/o Feltwell. All were first buried at
    W/O G E Shone RNZAF + Cuxhaven-Brockeswalde. Since 1945 all
    Sgt A O Tabor RNZAF + are buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.
    P/O C Harkness +
    Sgt I G Stewart RNZAF +

    Many thanks in advance!

    kind regards

    Steve

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    Hi Steve,

    have you seen this?

    http://horowhenua.kete.net.nz/documents/0000/0000/1048/STEWART_Ian_Gordon_For_your_Tomorrow.pdf

    It is an extracts from Errol's great book.

    Other info about crew mates:

    http://pages.quicksilver.net.nz/l.rwilloughby/WWII/WWII_RNZAF/B-C-1942/sutherland-alexander-george.html
    http://pages.quicksilver.net.nz/l.rwilloughby/WWII/WWII_RNZAF/B-C-1942/tabor-adrian-oscar.html

    Pavel
    Czechoslovak Airmen in the RAF 1940-1945
    http://cz-raf.webnode.cz

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    Steve,

    Also note amendment in my Vol Two regarding this loss:

    p228; SUTHERLAND, A G, etc - X3558 crashed at Belum, 20km ESE of Cuxhaven. For Brackeswalde, read Brockeswalde.

    Shone, by the way, was RAF and not RNZAF. Bill Chorley has him as Shove [sic], RNZAF, but is in error.

    Errol

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    Dear Pavel, dear Errol,

    many thanks for the corrections and additional informations!

    kind regards

    Steve

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